Mary Ann Doane’s essay, “Film and the Masquerade: Theorizing the Female Spectator” attempts to answer some of the questions raised by. Type: Chapter; Author(s): Mary Ann Doane; Page start: ; Page end: Is part of Book. Title: The sexual subject: a Screen reader in sexuality; Author(s). Film and the Masquerade: Theorising the Female Spectator Title: Feminist film theory: a reader; Author(s): Sue Thornham; Date: ; Publisher: Edinburgh.
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Setting a reading intention helps you organise your reading. Most users should sign in with their email address. Mary Ann Doane; Film and the Masquerade: Here’s an example of what they look like:. So what does Doane offer us?
Here’s an example of what they look like: She can never assume the role of the female spectator without this distance. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here To the male viewer the gaze will feel foreign and invasive, but it will resonate with the female viewer.
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Doane then builds upon the psychoanalytic work of Joan Rivierewho observed in case studies that when a successful woman usurps male power the phallusshe compensates for that transgression by behaving in an overly feminine manner. Sign in via your Institution Sign in.
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Men already achieve the distance required from the image and as a result can fetishize it. In a scene such as the one where Clarice is left alone in a room full of male officers, it is clear that men cannot comfortably look at Clarice as a desirable thforizing.
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Film and the Masquerade: Theorizing the Female Spectator
About Media and Commentary Reading Assignments! You are commenting using your Facebook account. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, tneorizing sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. She cannot separate herself from the image that represents her. That is because we have felt the weight of that same gaze, and there is nothing pleasurable theoeizing it in the context Clarice experiences it.
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Notes on Mary Ann Doane’s “Film and the Masquerade'”
As Adn discusses, a problem is language. She posits three modes for female spectatorship:. The choice of extreme close up shots of Clarice intercut with her POV of the men gawking at her establishes a feminine gaze that spectators have no choice but to assume.
In accordance with this masculization of woman, the female spectator is often one that assumes more traditional masculine spectatorship. You could not be signed in.
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Approaches to Art History Section: If she does not distance herself, the female spectator risks over-identification and narcissism because the spectacle of woman is also herself, a woman. Have you read this? Theorising the Female Spectator Digitised.
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